Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Dolakha District at a Glance

1. District Boundary
East : Solukhumbhu and Ramechhap district
West : Sindhupalchok and Kavreplanchauk districts
North : China (Tibet) boarder
South : Ramechhap district
2. Location
North Latitude : 270 28" - 280 0"
East Longitude : 850 50" - 860 32"
Region : Central Development.
Zone : Janakpur
District : Dolakha
Head Quarter : Charikot .
3. Total area of the district : 2191 Sq. Km.
4. Distance from capital : 133 km.
5. Highest peak of the district : 7134 m (Gaurishankar)
6. Lowest place of the district : 732 m (Sitali)
7. Political division:
No of Constituency : 2
No of Ilaka (Area) : 11
No of Municipality : 1
No of VDCs : 51


8. Land Utilization
Total arable land : 56683 Ha. (26.45%)
Total forest area : 101500 Ha. ( 47.37%)
Total pastureland : 29500 Ha. (13.77%)
Total snow land : 5665 Ha. (2.64%)
Total barren land : 13740 Ha. (6.41%)
Area coverage by water : 7068 Ha. (3.30%)
Others : 131 Ha. (0.06%)
Total : 214287 Ha. (100%)



9. Land Holdings
Landless : 398 HH
Land with 3 Ropanies : 7100 HH
Land with 3 to 10 Ropanies : 14412 HH
Land with 11 to 20 Ropanis : 10979 HH
Land with 20 to 30 Ropanis : 4932 HH
More than 30 Ropanis 2124 HH
Total : 39945 HH

10. Population : 217218 (2001 A.D.)
Male : 108170
Female : 109048
Total House holds : 39945
Average family Size : 5.43/HH
Population density : 91.14 Person/ sq. km.
Population growth rate : 2.5 % per annum



11. Profession
Agriculture : 91.90%
Administration : 0.8%
Technician : 1.40 %
Industries/Productive : 4.70%
Others : 1.2%



12. HH and Population According to Caste
S.N Caste HH Population
1. Chhetri 15164 82796
2. Tamang 5990 32699
3. Brahman 4085 2300
4. Newar 3592 19609
5. Thami 2875 15695
6. Sherpa 2284 12468
7. Kami 1397 7626
8. Jirel 870 4749
9. Damai 822 4487
10. Magar 627 3423
11. Sharki 602 3286
12. Sunuwar 426 2326
13. Gurung 281 1534
14. Yogi 215 1175
15. Majhi 95 519
16. Bhujel 50 273
17. Surel 33 180
18. Others 537 2073
Total 39945 217218

13. Language
Nepali : 71.71 %
Tamang : 15.03 %
Sherpa : 5.73 %
Jirel : 2.18 %
Newari : 1.75%
Sunuwar : 1.07 %
Others : 2.53 %

14. Religion
Hindu : 71.05 %
Bouddha : 28.53 %
Others : 0.36%



15. Education
Literacy Rate : 48.98
Male : 61.74
Female : 36.23
Number of Primary School : 297
Number of lower secondary School : 34
Number of Secondary : 39
Number of higher Secondary School : 5
Number of Campus : 3
Number of technical School : 2
Number of Pre-Primary/Primary Students : 45678
Number of Lower secondary students : 8527
Number of secondary school : 3159
Number of Higher secondary Students : 469
Number of campus students : 433
Number of technical school student : 309
Number of total teachers : 1283
Number female teacher : 172



16. Health
Number of Sub health post : 43
Number of health post : 10
Number of primary health center : 1
Number of hospital : 2
Family Planning : 11.3 %
Crude birth rate : 35.6/ Thousand
Crude mortality rate : 10.1/Thousand
Child mortality rate : 66/Thousand
Infant Mortality Rate : 49.5/thausannd
Fertility Rate 4.385
Maternal mortality rate : 350 / Lakh
HH with toilet : 31.9 %
Average marriage age (girls) : 19.5 Year
Drinking water by pipeline : 73.79%
Drinking water by Other sources : 26.21 %

17. Transport and communication
Post Offices (District, Ilaka & VDC level) : 54
Number of Telephone : 500
Black Topped Road : 86.06 KM
Graveled Road : 20.00KM.
Earthen Road : 73KM
Tracked Road : 40 km.

18. Electricity
National Greed : 4772 HH
Micro-hydro : 361 HH
Peltric Set : 50 HH
Solar : 40 HH

19. Crop Cover Area and Production (Average per year)
Crop Area (Hac.) Product (Mt.)

Paddy 3100 7751
White 5400 8640
Maize 5356 9855
Millet 3593 3887
Potato 2403 16821
Vegetable 1200 8344
Fruit 4530 -

20. Livestock Production (Average per year)
S.N Description Quanity
1 Cheese 39000 kg.
2 Milk 12161 mt.
3 Meat 2166 mt
4 Eggs 1119100 Nos
5 Makhan 12500 kg.
6 Woll 11188 kg.
7 Leather 6174 kg.

21. Natural resources
Water resource
Tamakoshi, Charnawoti,, Gumukhola, Singati khola, Doltikhola, Gopikhola, Ghyangkhola, Andherikhola, Miltikhola, Khimtikhola.
Forest Resource
Chiraito, Pakhanbet, Thulokhati, Nagbeli, Jatamashi, Allo, Majito, Sunpati, Argeli, Lokta, Kudki, Sugandawal, Bikhma,, Machhino etc.



22. Wild animals
Tiger, Bear, Rabbit, Deer, Jackal ect.



23. Religious and tourism Place
Temple of Bhimeshwor, Temple of Kalinchwok, Panch pokhari, Jatapokhari, Hill of Shailung, Beding village, Gaurishankar, Chhorolpa,, Deulangeshor mahadev etc.

24. Status of Small and Cottage Industries
Agriculture based : 268
Forest based : 76
Service based : 283
Tourism based : 10
Mine based : 9
Others : 61
Total :707

Data Source: DDC Dolakha website


7 comments:

  1. डाटा त एकदम लामो र'छ, डाटा चाँहि कुन साल (वर्ष) को हो नि ?

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  2. Hi! Badri,You have done a good job by hosting this page, imparting a good knowledge about the Dolkha district.Good job!! N plizz!! try to upload some landscapes of Dolkha district in your page.

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  3. May I know from which dates the data belong to?

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  4. Shanti Jee,
    These data are as of year 2064. However, DDC Dolakha recently updated new data, if you need, pls check this website:
    http://www.ddcdolakha.gov.np/page.php?nav=2

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  5. Thank u so much for the information

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  6. could you provide any reference for the total population of Jirel in Dolakha Dist.Please, cause I am surprise for that much Jirel we have.

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